“We are always so appreciative of the support of our sponsors for this event. MSUFCU not only contributes funds, but also contributes our print materials, billboards, hosts a booth for the children with face-painting and balloon animals, etc. The children of our community are able to learn about good health practices and be exposed to health care professionals in a non-threatening environment because of the Teddy Bear Picnic. ”— Barbara Ball-McClure, Teddy Bear Picnic Event Coordinator
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MSUFCU Selected as Best and Brightest Employer in West Michigan

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Published: May 17, 2016

MSUFCU Selected as Best and Brightest Employer in West Michigan

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — MSU Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA). The Credit Union received MBPA’s Elite Overall – Best of the Best award.


The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. Organizations were assessed based on survey feedback conducted by an independent research firm. Assessments were based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, and retention. For more information on the Best and Brightest program, please visit www.101bestandbrightest.com.


“We are proud to provide a forum for these select companies to be recognized and honored. It takes dedication and a strong commitment to one’s employees to be named an Elite Winner. This year’s recipients keep innovative human resource initiatives at the forefront and make it a priority to consider their workforce as an essential aspect in their company success,” said Jennifer Kluge, president of the MBPA, which presents the Best and Brightest program.


“We’re honored to receive this award for the second year in a row,” said April Clobes, MSUFCU’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “As an organization, we are dedicated to maintaining a positive work environment and providing our employees with the resources needed to be successful in their personal and professional lives. By investing in our employees, we are investing in our future as an organization, the futures of our members, and the future of our community.”


MSU Federal Credit Union, the world’s largest university-based credit union, offers a full range of personal — and business-related — financial services to Michigan State University and Oakland University faculty, staff, students, alumni association members, and their families worldwide in addition to a variety of select employee groups. Founded in 1937 by a few MSU professors and employees, MSUFCU has 15 branches, nearly 220,000 members, more than $3.2 billion in assets, and over 650 employees. In 2015, MSUFCU was named as one of the Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For and one of the Nation’s Best and Brightest in Wellness by the National Association for Business Resources, and was listed as the fifth top employer in the large-employer category in the 2015 Top Workplaces list by the Detroit Free Press.


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